Permit to Interfere with the Bed or Banks of a Watercourse - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you have a watercourse on your property and you intend to do any activity that might interfere with or obstruct the watercourse or its banks or surrounds. This includes the construction or modification of a dam or weir.

This permit does not authorise you to take any water for irrigation or other commercial purposes. That may require a separate approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Provide details of the activities you propose to carry out;
  • Detail the location of the watercourse and your property;
  • Have the necessary financial resources to carry out your proposed activities; and
  • Submit the required form.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Application Guide (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Rights in Water and Irrigation Act 1914 WA

Regulation(s) name

Rights in Water and Irrigation Regulations 2000 WA

Lodgement process

Lodge

You must submit your application to the appropriate regional office of the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Water

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Water Licensing

Water

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Operating address: The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850
Toll Free: 1800 508 885
Email: licence.enquiry@water.wa.gov.au